Ship, nation, owners Voyage identification number 83406
Voyage in 1999 CD-ROM Yes
Vessel name Rose
Flag Great Britain
Flag IMP Great Britain
Place constructed Liverpool
Year constructed 1765
Place registered
Year registered
Rig Ship
Tonnage 100
Standardized tonnage IMP 182
Guns mounted
Vessel owners Caton, Joseph
Voyage Outcome Particular outcome of voyage Voyage completed as intended
Outcome of voyage for slaves IMP Slaves disembarked in Americas
Outcome of voyage if ship captured IMP Not captured
Outcome of voyage for owner IMP Delivered slaves for original owners
African resistance
Voyage Itinerary Place where voyage began IMP Liverpool
First place of slave purchase Cape Coast Castle
Second place of slave purchase
Third place of slave purchase
Principal place of slave purchase IMP Cape Coast Castle
Places of call before Atlantic crossing
First place of slave landing Kingston
Second place of slave landing
Third place of slave landing
Principal place of slave landing IMP Kingston
Place where voyage ended Liverpool
Region where voyage began IMP England
First region of slave purchase Gold Coast
Second region of slave purchase
Third region of slave purchase
Principal region of slave purchase IMP Gold Coast
First region of slave landing Jamaica
Second region of slave landing
Third region of slave landing
Principal region of slave landing IMP Jamaica
Region where voyage ended England
Voyage Dates Year arrived with slaves IMP 1781
Date voyage began 1780-09-22
Date trade began in Africa 1780-12-26
Date vessel departed Africa 1781-02-26
Date vessel arrived with slaves 1781-04-16
Date vessel departed for homeport
Date voyage completed 1781-09-21
Voyage length, homeport to slaves landing (days) IMP 206
Middle passage (days) IMP 49
Captain and Crew Captain's name Stevenson, William
Crew at voyage outset 30
Crew at first landing of slaves 50
Crew deaths during voyage 1
Slave (numbers) Number of slaves intended at first place of purchase
Slaves carried from first port of purchase
Slaves carried from second port of purchase
Slaves carried from third port of purchase
Total slaves embarked 250
Total slaves embarked IMP 250
Number of slaves arriving at first place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at first place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at second place of landing
Number of slaves disembarked at third place of landing
Total slaves disembarked IMP 229
Slave (characteristics) Percentage men IMP
Percentage women IMP
Percentage boys IMP
Percentage girls IMP
Percentage male IMP
Percentage children IMP
Sterling cash price in Jamaica IMP
Slave deaths during middle passage IMP
Mortality rate IMP
Source Sources LR1781: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1764, 1768, 1776, 1778-84, 1786-1787, 1789-1808 (all published in London).
BT98/41,235:

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T70/1544:

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kg, 21-28 Apr 1781: Royal Gazette (Kingston)
LList, 22 June 1781: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
LList, 25 Sept 1781: Lloyds’ Lists (1741, 1744, 1747-53, 1755, 1757-58, 1760-77, 1779-1808)
Williams,564-65: Williams, Gomer, History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade (London, 1897).
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